Archive-It Partner News, June 2021

June 16th, 2021

by the Archive-It team

Welcome Archives Unleashed Cohorts

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Please join us in welcoming the first Archives Unleashed cohorts! Meet the international research teams who will explore web archive collections data with new and developing analysis tools on the Archives Unleashed Project’s blog. In case you missed it, you can catch up on the latest progress to integrate Archive-it with the Archives Unleashed project here.

Community News

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Introducing Archive-It Sponsored

We’re very excited to introduce the Archive-It Sponsored’ program! With complimentary web archiving resources from the Internet Archive, this program supports mission-aligned friends in communities around the world to preserve critically important materials. Read more about this program and the archiving efforts from current participants here on the Archive-It website.

Quarterly update

You are invited to the quarterly open call with Archive-It and Internet Archive Web Archiving & Data Services. Join us for updates, questions, and conversation on Wednesday, July 21, at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern, 5PM GMT. All are welcome! Point your web browser here at call time to join.

New opportunity for public libraries around the world

The Internet Archive invites public libraries and memory organizations in the US, Canada, and internationally to join our Community Webs program. Learn more about the program, our subsidized tools, your peers’ collections, and how to apply here. Pass on the call for applications to friends and colleagues in public libraries before the deadline on August 2, 2021.

We’re hiring!

Check out the Internet Archive’s job board for more information about openings with Archive-It and the Web Archiving & Data Services team.

What we’re reading:

Exploring the data of web archives as part of data science @ NLM—Partner Christie Moffat shares her experiences as a participant in the National Library of Medicine’s Data Science Mentorship program.

Web archiving many voices—Sharon Walker describes how Arizona State University documented the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on marginalized communities there.

Ethical approaches to youth data in historical web archives—Katie MacKinnon discusses developing an ethics of care when researching online youth communities

Digital humanities and web archives—Niels Brügger opens new possibilities for web archive research by combining datasets from the Danish web domain.

Tech and Training

Accessibility tools and web archiving

In case you missed it, the SAA’s Web Archiving and Accessibility & Disability sections hosted a chat on accessibility and web archiving. You can read Kiera Sullivan and Lydia Tang’s recap of their chat on accessibility tools, accessible web design, and web archiving here on their blog.   

2021 NDSA Fixity Survey

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance would like insight into how organizations worldwide use fixity practices to preserve their digital content long term. Participation in the survey is voluntary, open to all, and takes about 20-25 minutes to complete here before June 18, 2021

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A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Alabama A&M University
American College of Surgeons
Australian Parliamentary Library
British Columbia Teachers’ Federation
Delta Flight Museum
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
Missouri State University
University of North Carolina Wilmington
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